One person was pronounced dead at the scene and four others were rushed to area trauma centers from a multi-vehicle crash Friday on the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway in Whittier, authorities said.
The crash was reported at 2:35 a.m. on the northbound freeway at Washington Boulevard, California Highway Patrol Officer Dion Conley said.
Paramedics dispatched to the scene at 2:38 a.m. rushed four people to area trauma centers, according to a county fire department dispatcher.
The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:06 a.m., the CHP said.
There was no other immediate information.